Bild: Hackers take aim at a vaccine against coronavirus

Bild: Хакеры берут на прицел вакцину от коронавируса

“This is one of the most important formulas, developed over the last 100 years: economists around the world are currently from the ability of the vaccine to prevent the introduction of further restrictive measures, writes German tabloid Bild. That’s why some of the best hackers come in today technological superfight. Their goal is any information that can point to the Golden formula”.

Observation of Benjamin reed, an expert on cyber espionage from firm Mandiant Threat Intelligence providing services in the field of information security and is part of the company FireEye, hackers are trying to overcome the security systems of pharmaceutical companies and clinics.

“Since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus has been almost not a single day when they was not made to attack. The goal of hackers is to obtain access to information about treatment and control strategies Covid-19, especially the vaccine against the virus”.

“Our clients are victims of medical institutions, we provide security software. So, we’ve established that they received suspicious e-mails that were blocked by our filters. They contained spyware – reed said. – Covid-19 leads the list of interests of the hackers”, – transfers the edition.

“To make information about the welfare of humanity on the black market would be too risky. Therefore, according to experts, attacks are hidden not private hackers and government spying.”

“The type of the attacks, reed was able to identify the group of hackers, it observes for a few years. Especially nimble attack, he said, were from Russia. Also in January was recorded by frequent attacks from Vietnam”.

“According to the profile log IT Daily, Vietnamese hacker group APT32 for four months carried out the attack to commit espionage by sending out phishing messages to the government of the Chinese province of Wuhan. There was first discovered coronavirus”, – notes the edition.

“We assume that the collection of information about Covid-19 has become a top priority of intelligence agencies around the world, and we believe that they will be aggressive use of cyber espionage against the state and the private sector,” reports the U.S. company FireEye.

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